Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

NZTBA mourns past President Peter Francis ››
18 Dec 2014 | By M Martin/J Fokerd It is with great sorrow that the NZTBA learned of the death on Wednesday afternoon of Immediate Past President Peter Francis.
NZTBA member Stephanie Hole makes the right Choice ››
17 Dec 2014 | By Michelle Saba  A decision made in 2008 to upgrade to a commercial breeder is paying dividends for Blenheim based breeder Stephanie Hole, after Choice (Mastercraftsman[IRE]-Femme Britannica[ASU]) won the Group Three Eulogy Stakes recently.
Showcasing stamps his mark ››
10 Dec 2014 | By Haunui Farm/NZ Racing Desk One of the leading first season sire’s of Europe in 2014, young Haunui Farm stallion Showcasing (GB) (Oasis Dream) has gone a long way to stamping his mark on the New Zealand stallion ranks.
Tavy wins the Trevor Eagle Memorial  ››
03 Dec 2014 | By Michelle Saba There is something special about Tavy (Tavistock-The Cat’s Whiskers), the recent winner of the listed Trevor Eagle Memorial, in more ways than one.
Racing loses a true gentleman ››
01 Dec 2014 | By NZ Racing Desk A widely-respected champion jockey who continued his involvement with the industry for many years after his retirement has passed away. Norman (Norm) Bannerman Holland, OBE, died on Sunday at the age of 90.

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Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz


Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
here for enrolment details



The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has now completed his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his latest blog


Visit the New Zealand Racing
Hall of Fame here


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